Free Press Journal
  • Rajendra Arelekar

    Goa assembly goes virtually paperless

    Panaji: The proceedings in the Goa assembly, which begins its monsoon session July 22, will be virtually paperless, Speaker Rajendra Arlekar said Monday.

  • Markandey Katju allegations

    AIADMK demands probe into allegations of graft in judiciary

    New Delhi:  AIADMK members in Lok Sabha today sought an enquiry into the allegations of corruption in judiciary made by former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, charging DMK and the erstwhile UPA government with “interfering” in the appointment of a Madras High Court judge.

  • Narayan Rane

    Disgruntled Rane quits Maharashtra cabinet

    Mumbai: For the second time in two months, senior Congress leader Narayan Rane Monday resigned as Maharashtra’s industry minister.

  • Guns fall silent along international border

    Jammu:  After five days of firing along the International Border in the sector, guns fell silent today with no ceasefire violation from the Pakistan side.

  • Ukraine workers say 21 bodies found at crash site

    Hrabove (Ukraine):  Another 21 bodies have been found in the sprawling fields of east Ukraine where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was downed last week, killing all 298 people aboard.

  • Two pilgrims electrocuted

    Muzaffarnagar:  Two devotees of Lord Shiva were electrocuted this morning after coming in contact with an electric wire in Sisona village on the Delhi-Haridwar National Highway, police officials said here.

  • Kenya police: Gunmen kill 3 people in Kenya coast

    Nairobi:  A police official says three more people were killed by unknown gunmen on the Kenyan coast where 94 people have so far perished in less than a month in attacks claimed by al-Qaida-linked militants.

  • Mayawati

    Judiciary should never be mixed with politics: Mayawati on Katju

    New Delhi : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati said that allegations of corruption in the judiciary mentioned by former Supreme Court (SC) judge Justice (retired) Markandey Katju on Monday should be investigated.

  • No point in raising a voice now against corruption in the judiciary

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former union minister M. Veerappa Moily on Monday said that it was illogical for former Supreme Court judge and the current chairman of the Press Council of India, Justice Markandey Katju to raise the issue of corruption in the judiciary when he was no longer part of that system.

  • Markandey Katju

    Katju alleges three former CJIs made “improper compromises”

    New Delhi:  Former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju, currently Chairman of Press Council of India, today stirred a controversy by alleging that three ex-Chief Justices of India had compromised in giving extension to an additional judge of Madras  High court at the instance of UPA government in the wake of pressure from one of its allies, apparently DMK.

  • Couple carry on fight to save Toda buffalo

    Udhagamandalam (TN): A couple has been carrying on a more than three decade long fight to save ‘Toda buffalo,’ facing extinction due to evil practice of sacrificing them after death of head of a family or any other prominent member.

  • Rajya Sabha

    Uproar in RS, House adjourns till noon

    New Delhi:  AIADMK today forced adjournment of the Rajya Sabha twice during Question Hour over former Supreme Court judge Markandey Katju’s reported allegation that political pressure during the previous UPA regime had led to elevation of a judge despite charges of corruption against him.

  • minor raped

    Youth held for raping minor girl

    Thane:  A youth was arrested for allegedly raping a 12-year-old girl living in his neighbourhood in a slum area of the city, police said today.

  • AAP MLAs meets LG

    New Delhi:   Twenty-seven Aam Aadmi Party MLAs led by Arvind Kejriwal today met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and told him that delay in dissolving the Delhi Assembly was “encouraging horse trading”.

  • Arvind Kejriwal

    Kejriwal asks Jung to dissolve Delhi assembly

    New Delhi: AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal Monday told Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung that the delay in dissolving the Delhi assembly was encouraging the poaching of legislators.